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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs
Reply #410 on: 28 Jun 19, 09:51:32
Hi all,

I fitted the LED bulbs from Amazon together with the spacers yesterday and they work well. I didn't take any panels and so now sport several cuts and scrapes, I'd recommend some panel removal... One question to those who have done this before, I removed the heatsinks from the bulbs, fitted the bulb and spacer, put the clip back on, put the rubber boot back on and then screwed the heatsink on at the end. Is this what everyone else has done? This does mean that the heatsink is not screwed all the way on due to the rubber.

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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs
Reply #411 on: 28 Jun 19, 09:54:31
Yes, this is what we've done also - How have you now got cuts and scrapes externally, when fitting headlight bulbs internally :187:
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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs
Reply #412 on: 28 Jun 19, 09:57:29
Lol its only 4 screws just remove the clock surround it makes life much easier not cuts n scrapes im going to just trim the rubber a bit so heat shink fits better  :062:

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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs
Reply #413 on: 28 Jun 19, 10:00:36
Yeah, I know....   will look at trimming the rubber as well, cheers!

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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs
Reply #414 on: 28 Jun 19, 11:49:12
I haven't trimmed the rubber and don't see it as a problem. Just tightened the heat-sink so it presses on the rubber enough to stop it unscrewing. Also if for some reason I want to revert to halogen bulbs everything is standard and straight forward.

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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs
Reply #415 on: 21 Sep 19, 08:10:27
Thanks to the spacers fitting mine was dead easy this evening (with panels removed).  Needed to play with the orientation of the LED to get a similar light pattern to the OEM bulb.  I also tilted it down a bit to do some incremental testing for dazzle.  Need t have worried as loads of light out the front and no flashes from incoming drivers.  Full beam is a revelation.  Well worth the money.

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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs
Reply #416 on: 24 Sep 19, 12:15:37
Finally hoping to do this next week all ready for the darker evenings

Any preferred led lights to install. Would rather fit a tried and tested led light

Thanks

Graham

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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs
Reply #417 on: 24 Sep 19, 12:26:43
Could try reading back through the thread and checking some of the links to tried and tested bulbs  :027:

Just a thought  :164:
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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs
Reply #418 on: 24 Sep 19, 12:43:07
Yep could
Do but some of the posts of items are from may June so was hoping or thinking someone may have used a different or updated product.

Thanks
For your help though

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Re: LED Headlight Bulbs
Reply #419 on: 24 Sep 19, 01:55:28
These are what l fitted after consultations with maccmike; https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B06XDZ75H1/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1.
I still cannot believe the difference they have made and honestly recommend them.
Plus of course spacers from maccmike.